• The Canadian Press

    Brazil's Botafogo squanders a 13-point lead to lose national league title

    SAO PAULO (AP) — There's an old saying in Brazilian soccer: some things only happen to Botafogo. The reference to the club's historic lack of luck has never rung more true than this year. The club of World Cup winning greats like Mané Garrincha, Jairzinho and Mário Zagallo squandered a 13-point lead in the Brazilian league and now Palmeiras is very likely to defend its title on Wednesday. It's the first time a team has lost such a big advantage in the South American nation's top flight. The last

  • PA Media: Sport

    I don’t know what to say – Sarina Wiegman stunned by Nations League finale

    Lucy Bronze’s stoppage-time goal looked to have won the group for England but the Netherlands scored a crucial fourth against Belgium.

  • The Canadian Press

    Teenager Jaedyn Shaw helps the US women to a 2-1 victory over China in year-ending exhibition match

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jaedyn Shaw scored the go-ahead goal in the 79th minute to give the United States a 2-1 victory over China on Tuesday night in the Americans' final match of the year. It was the second of two exhibition matches against China. The United States won the first 3-0 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Saturday. Shaw's second international goal came in front of her hometown crowd in Frisco. The 19-year old was making her first start for the national team. Shen Mengyu scored in first-h

  • PA Media: Sport

    A special night – Mikel Arteta savours late Declan Rice winner

    The England midfielder headed home in the seventh minute of added time to defeat Luton.